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graft,

in surgery: see transplantation, medicaltransplantation, medical,
surgical procedure by which a tissue or organ is removed and replaced by a corresponding part, usually from another part of the body or from another individual.
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graft

[graft]
(biology)
To unite to form a graft.
A piece of tissue transplanted from one individual to another or to a different place on the same individual.
An individual resulting from the grafting of parts.
(botany)
To unite a scion to an understock in such manner that the two grow together and continue development as a single plant without change in scion or stock.

graft

To join a scion, shoot, or bud to the stock of another similar plant.

graft

1. Horticulture
a. a piece of plant tissue (the scion), normally a stem, that is made to unite with an established plant (the stock), which supports and nourishes it
b. the plant resulting from the union of scion and stock
c. the point of union between the scion and the stock
2. Surgery a piece of tissue or an organ transplanted from a donor or from the patient's own body to an area of the body in need of the tissue
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Internal thoracic artery--saphenous vein composite graft can be useful if ascending aorta is severely calcified, and we agree with the authors; skeletonization increases the length and flow of the ITA.
Total arterial myocardial revascularization using new composite graft techniques for internal mammary and/or radial arteries conduits.
Instead, we decided to use a composite graft of cartilage and skin.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, "This surgeon-blended composite graft very closely mimics the physical and biochemical properties of harvested iliac crest bone by combining a protein-laced cancellous scaffold with high volumes of autologous marrow when combined with BMA.